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  • CDME Review Newsletter – CME Program

    CDME ReviewA subscription to CDME Review provides complimentary CME. Subscribers have the opportunity to earn up to 4 credits FREE per year (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per issue). And earn ABPM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit too — all complimentary!  

    CDME Review is a quarterly newsletter for health care professionals who perform medical examinations for commercial motor vehicle drivers published by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). CDME Review is written and edited by Natalie Hartenbaum, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer of OccuMedix in Maple Glen, Pa., who is a nationally recognized expert in the field of transportation medicine. Dr. Hartenbaum is also Editor of The DOT Medical Examination: A Guide to Commercial Driver’s Medical Certification, and course director for ACOEM’s Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Course. In addition, Dr. Hartenbaum has presented government testimony on this topic. Dr. Hartenbaum has disclosed that her spouse is employed by Merck.


    1. Read the newsletter (mailed to subscribers via the U.S. mail). Specific articles in each issue are chosen to be part of the CME examination. These articles are indicated with a "CME Article" designation along with the title. 
    2. Log in to the test. After reading the articles, subscribers who wish to earn CME must log in by clicking on the "CDME CME Login" button. The next screen will request you to enter your e-mail address and password.
    3. Complete the test and evaluation. Once logged in, you will be able to access the CME test. Complete the brief 3-5 question CME activity along with the 6-question Examination Evaluation, check your answers against the answer key, and click on the “SUBMIT” button. For ABPM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit, check the appropriate box before submitting a testing activity.

    Questions or Access Problems? If you have questions regarding the process or trouble accessing the testing activity on line, call the Communications Department at 847/818-1800, ext. 387 or 368. The testing activity can be e-mailed to you as a pdf whereupon you may print, complete, and return to ACOEM via fax or mail.